100 years since the founding of the Bauhaus art school and movement: “A New Era”; Sybille Fuchs; WSWS

The question arises: what was so special about this school, which existed for just 14 years (1919-1933) and was forced to change its location three times in Germany due to the hostile reaction of conservative and nationalist forces?

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How Bauhaus design school influenced art, architecture and design across the world; Neha Banka; Indian Express

The nationalist movement that soon developed into the Nazi ideology in Germany considered Bauhaus to be a rejection of traditional German values.

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Bauhaus Builds! The Growing House; Ludwig Hilberseimer; E-flux

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20 Essential Pilgrimages to Inspiring Art Destinations; Casey Lesser; Artsy

Beyond the art capitals, these pilgrimages will take you to dazzling museums, sculpture-encrusted landscapes, remote islands, and legendary art enclaves.

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Exploring the birthplace of Bauhaus, a German movement that changed design; Margo Pfeiff; LA Times

Today, you can still see how modern design reflects the ideas of Bauhaus, not just in buildings but even in your kitchen. Tea infuser, anyone?

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Bauhaus School of Design; Karen Burshtein; Monte Cristo Magazine

The innovative German movement celebrates its centennial.

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The birth of Bauhaus; Anthea Gerrle; JC

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The Bauhaus: The design utopia we’re still living in; Anne Quito; Quartzy

Bauhaus: A very, very, very fine haus, spread the world over after the Nazis repressed it in Germany.

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100 years later, Bauhaus school still influential and controversial; DPA

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Twelve Anniversaries and Events Worth Traveling For in 2019; Lila Thulin; Smithsonian

2019 will mark Singapore’s bicentennial, the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death and a total solar eclipse in South America…

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Germany Is Planning a Blowout 100th Birthday Celebration for the Bauhaus. Here Are the Events Not to Miss; Hili Perlson; artnet News

Dozens of exhibitions, projects, and initiatives across Germany aim to rewrite the history of the era-defining movement.

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100 Years of Bauhaus: 10 Facts That Will Make You Look Like an Expert; Rene Submissions; Arch Daily

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Getty Foundation’s Keeping It Modern Grant Preserves Architectural Heritage Worldwide; ArtFixDaily

Germany – Bauhaus and its Sites in Weimar, Dessau and Bernau

The Getty Foundation last year gave $1.66 million in architectural conservation grants to twelve significant 20th century buildings as part of its Keeping It Modern initiative. Among 2017’s most recognizable projects is Germany’s Bauhaus Building, the revered Dessau structure designed by architect Walter Gropius, who incorporated design features that would ultimately become synonymous with modern architecture around the world. Since its inception in 2014, Keeping It Modern has supported 45 international conservation projects that collectively point to the importance of research and planning for the preservation of modern architectural heritage.

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THE BAUHAUS BUILDING IS ONE OF TWELVE RECIPIENTS OF GETTY FOUNDATION’S 2017 KEEPING IT MODERN GRANTS; The Getty

Germany – Bauhaus and its Sites in Weimar, Dessau and Bernau

Quintessential modernist site among new grants that expand the architectural conservation program’s reach to Japan, Morocco, Russia, and Turkey.

LOS ANGELES – The Getty Foundation today announced $1.66 million in architectural conservation grants dedicated to twelve significant 20th century buildings as part of its Keeping It Modern initiative. Among this year’s most recognizable projects is Germany’s Bauhaus Building, the revered Dessau structure designed by architect Walter Gropius, who incorporated design features that would ultimately become synonymous with modern architecture around the world. Since its inception in 2014, Keeping It Modern has supported 45 international conservation projects that collectively point to the importance of research and planning for the preservation of modern architectural heritage.

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Bauhaus UNESCO World Heritage Site; Christina Deicke; Deutsche Welle;

Germany – Bauhaus and its Sites in Weimar and Dessau

It was the 20th century’s most important art, design and architecture school: the Bauhaus. Many buildings are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Two more sites in Germany could soon be joining them.

Weimar: Where it all began

They wanted to change society – and created a completely new, radical architecture. To this day, the modern ideas of Bauhaus School teachers and alumni remain influential. The Bauhaus was founded in 1919 in Weimar. Its first director was Walter Gropius. The school buildings in Weimar, designed by the Belgian architect Henry van de Velde, are now World Heritage sites.

A template for a new way of building

The Haus am Horn in Weimar is also a World Heritage site. Built in 1923, it now looks simple and unspectacular.

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